Our Most Popular Option
 Class size: Maximum 8 people
Group lessons – either Western or English – offer personalized attention in a small-class setting. 

Group Lesson

What to expect on the FIRST LESSON

Student arrives
Introduce student to horse
Explain how to put a halter and lead rope on
Explain how to hold lead rope so it won't hurt you if the horse pulls away
Show student how to lead horse
Help student lead horse in several large circles
Show student how to stop horse and start
Explain how to turn horse around without getting stepped on
Put horse in crossties
Explain what brushes to use and why
Teach student to brush horse, brush mane and tail, pick out hooves
Introduce saddle, bridle, protective boots
Assist student in tacking up horse
Student lead horse out to mounting block
Tighten girth and show student how to mount
Help student mount
Adjust stirrups
Explain how to ask the horse to go (do NOT kick!) and stop
Student walks horse
Explain how to turn
Walk beside student on outer edge of rail for about 5 or 6 turns around
Have student make a large circle using half of the arena
Have student stop and start at cones or letters placed around the arena
Have student stop and do mounted exercises (i.e., touch toes, touch bridle, touch tail, reach up high, stand in stirrups, etc.)
Start horse again
Walk over ground poles
Take horse back to barn
Teach student how to take off saddle, bridle, and put halter back on
Cross tie horse
Groom horse/hose horse off
Put horse back into its stall
Show student how to put equipment away and stress good care of tack
Lesson is over

Parent & Tot




If you are a new student and you would like to start at a level other than beginner, an assessment will be required. This will assure proper placement and introduce you to our methods.
Individually Scheduled

$ 50.00 per class plus GST

The Parent & Tot lessons give parents and their pre-school kids a chance to share some special time with their equine buddies.

$ 20.00 per class plus GST

During this ½ hour supervised class, parents will help their child brush and saddle a horse or pony. Then, it’s time for a lead line lesson! There must be one adult for each child. Helmets are provided. Please wear closed toe footwear-no sandals.

Class is Wednesday at 4:30, or call and we can schedule one during the day.

Individually tailored for students that seek to advance their equestrian education in a one on one setting with a Multi-Disciplined Master Instructor.

$ 50.00 per class plus GST

Need a little extra attention? Have some fun with a friend and book lessons in a semi-private setting. Lessons include one hour of focused instruction with a Certified Equi-Free Instructor.
$ 40.00 per class plus GST

St Andrews Stables offers an extensive Equine Education Program designed to suit your  needs. 

Group Lessons – All Ages (7 plus) 
 Our Most Popular Option
 Class size: Maximum 8 people
Group lessons – either Western or English – offer personalized attention in a small-class setting. Our spacious indoor riding arena offers plenty of room for riders and a viewing room for spectators. Weather permitting, we also have three outdoor riding areas for our students’ use.

Lessons include 15 minutes of supervised tack-up time at the beginning of class and 45 minutes of riding with a Professional Equi-Free Riding Instructor.
Classes are prepaid monthly.


MONDAY - Private or semi private lessons with Megan



ADV BEG - 5:45


ADULT BEG. - 7:15

THURSDAY - Ainsley

BEG - 5:30

NOV -6:30

INT - 7:30

ADULT - 8:30

Description of Levels
Horse and Tack Provided

Beginner Lessons
For students that have never been around or on a horse and students that are returning after being away from horses and want to learn from the beginning the correct way.  Beginner lessons will progress until the student is comfortable with the trot.
Advanced Beginner
Progression with the trot to posting trot. Learning better body position and getting more comfortable with balance and handing. First canter and ground poles will be introduced to students who are comfortable with balance and control of the horse. 

Improving balance and body position, learning to work with and not against the horse. Working on canter, balance and control.  Improve your ride as well as leads. Introduction to cross rails for English riders.

Canter departures and transition improvements, softness and suppleness of horse and rider are improved upon.  Jump heights will increase with skill in English classes.
Since each person is different and progress is at different rates, we can not tell you how long each level will take.  Even Olympians have coaches!  

*BEST DEAL*          Payment Options

Our Students are encouraged to activate a Monthly Payment schedule of $30 per classes for the month - depending on the amount of classes in the month.
- 4 classes at $120, or, 5 for $150 PLUS GST
- Or Class fee of $35 per class
If you miss a class, we do not do make up classes

Pay online through our secure server, Interac transfers, by cash or debit during our office hours, which are Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, or by credit card, either at the office, or over the phone.. 

Riding Lessons 

Please familiarize yourself with our service guidelines before you start your class. You will also be asked to complete a Release Form .

 No classes will be booked without pre-payment.

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